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Jul 9, 2013 4:30am EDT
. >> how do you get a bill that high? >> the education of lauryn hill was her famous cd. >> miss education. >> good point. >> thank you for being an educated audience and choosing us at 5:00 a.m. i'm andrea roane. >>> i'm mike hydeck. monika is out. beverly farmer has traffic today. mr. bernstein is going to start it off with a green day. >> it's still kind of muggy. we are looking at showers and storms in pennsylvania and just slipping into western maryland. for us the isolated to scattered storm this afternoon is what we'll be worried about, kind of like yesterday but a quiet morning. we don't have the wet streets like yesterday so beverly said it's better than yesterday. i agree with her. 84 by noon. we'll get sunny breaks. then thank the threat for the passing shower or storm. high of 88. back to 87 at 5:00. south winds at 10. your outdoor plans, you want to get them in, get the outdoor run in, probably better early than late because. the temperatures. here's the moisture we're watching in ohio, pennsylvania, west virginia. it's moving southeast. some of this is not even reaching the g
Jul 10, 2013 4:30am EDT
something needs to be done to bring the borrowing costs for education back down, neither side can agree on just how to do that. tara mergener is on capitol hill with the story. >> reporter: congressmen walked out of the capitol from tear 4th of july -- from their 4th of july business with unfinished business. the interest rate on student loans doubled to 6.8% impacting about 7 million college students borrowing money this year. >> definitely not -- [ inaudible ] >> reporter: there's just one catch. >> i know they're not going to vote to simply extend this for current law for another six months. >> reporter: the battle over student loan interest rates pits house speaker john boehner against senate majority leader harry reid. >> the house has done its job. >> reporter: house republicans passed a bill that ties the student loan rate to the u.s. treasury borrowing costs includes 2.5%. as rates rise, so does the cost of education, up to a max of 8.5%. >> what they've done over there is worse for students than doing nothing at all. >> reporter: democratic senator joe manchin working with repu
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